July 16, 2023 3:00 pm - July 21, 2023 1:00 pm

Facilitated by Mary Jane Yates and Heather Mattson McCrady

This retreat provides an opportunity to deepen the practice of Centering Prayer in an atmosphere of silence and community support. It includes six 30-minute Centering Prayer periods daily along with viewing and collectively reflecting on excerpts from the Spiritual Journey series by Fr. Thomas Keating. Retreat leaders are available for soul-friending. An established practice of Centering Prayer for at least 6-months is highly recommended. Anyone who has participated in a Centering Prayer Intensive in the past may attend and make this a Post-Intensive by not viewing the videos and adding additional time for silence and reflection.

Sunday, July 16 (3:00 pm) to Friday, July 21 (1:00 pm)
Suite $600       Single $550     Commute $500
Register by July 10    Event #15121

Mary Jane Yates is an experienced practitioner and commissioned presenter of Centering Prayer. She has led Centering Prayer groups and served numerous retreats in the Edmonton area since 2007. She also serves as Administrator for Contemplative Outreach Limited, a worldwide network dedicated to sharing the practice of Centering Prayer and living the contemplative dimension of the Gospel.

Heather Mattson McCrady has been on a contemplative spiritual path for many years. She has a Masters of Theological Studies in Spirituality, a certificate in Spiritual Direction/Companioning, and recently completed a year long Eco-ministry certificate. Retired from a career in healthcare in Volunteer Management, Patient and Family Centred Care; and Community Engagement, she now describes herself as a Being of the Natural Order, and Wild Christ Monastic.

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